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Digital Eyestrain and Blue Light Exposure….What is Your Screen Time?

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How many hours a day are you exposed to blue light? Think about your exposure from sunlight, computer screens, cell phones, TV’s, and video games. It adds up quick! The amount of technology screens we view each day has caused a new entity in eye ailments called Digital Eyestrain. Symptoms include dry, irritated eyes, headaches, fatigue, and blurred vision. Adults are spending much of their workday and free time on computer screens. Kids are viewing screens at an alarming rate of 2 – 6 hours a day. Even infants are seen with Ipads in their hands! What to do about all this exposure to blue light?? New coatings and lens designs are now available to block blue light and glare to improve comfort and protect your eyes. We are ready to educate you on these problems and prescribe the products best suited to your lifestyle. We will be asking you about your “Screen Time” at your next visit!